Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1976

  • Top Winner: Edward Phinney III
  • 2nd Place: Scott Cohen
  • 3rd Place: Mark Gubrud
  • 4th Place: William Schwartz
  • 5th Place: Joel Fajans
  • 6th Place: Diane Wooden
  • 7th Place: Alice Chow
  • 8th Place: David Boothby
  • 9th Place: George Yancopoulos
  • 10th Place: Rebecca Pearson (Kurth)
  • Gala Speaker: Emilio Q. Daddario
1976 Science Talent Search finalists at the White House.

1976 Semifinalist Book

1976 Alumni Updates

We welcome and encourage updates on alumniĀ from the Science Talent Search in 1976; please contact us with information.

1976 Finalists

David Anderson Ann Arbor MI
William Apfeldorf Flushing NY
Jeffrey Augen New York NY
Lawrence Ausubel Bayside NY
Mark Bailey Erlanger KY
Julia Belli Huron OH
Michael Berger Little Neck NY
James Black Fremont CA
David Boothby Acton MA
Stephen Budak Michigan City IN
Alice Chow Corona NY
Scott Cohen New York NY
Joel Fajans Teaneck NJ
Sheri Frumer Bayside NY
Roberta Gottlieb Grants NM
Mark Gubrud Columbia MD
Craig Hansen Cold Spring Harbor NY
David Janda Western Springs IL
Michael Kanfer Brooklyn NY
Ursula Kirchner Arlington VA
Diane Kramer McAlester OK
David Leighton, Jr. Arlington VA
Randall Mier Trenton NJ
James Murtagh, Jr. Toledo OH
Robert Partyka Columbus OH
Rebecca Pearson Los Angeles CA
Edward Phinney, III Leverett MA
Susan Ruyle Scotch Plains NJ
Peter Schmitt Miami Shores FL
William Schwartz Massapequa NY
William Snyder Memphis TN
Michael Sulzinski Wilkes Barre PA
Steve C. Sung Bronx NY
Daniel Suzuki Evanston IL
Denise Taylor Staten Island NY
Ronald Vale Los Angeles CA
Randall Victora Algonquin IL
Natalie Wargo Morgantown WV
Diane Wooden Rockville MD
George Yancopoulos Elmhurst NY